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gcdns_zone – Creates or removes zones in Google Cloud DNS

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes managed zones in Google Cloud DNS.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • apache-libcloud >= 0.19.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
credentials_file
-
The path to the JSON file associated with the service account email.
description
-
Default:
An arbitrary text string to use for the zone description.
pem_file
-
The path to the PEM file associated with the service account email.
This option is deprecated and may be removed in a future release. Use credentials_file instead.
project_id
-
The Google Cloud Platform project ID to use.
service_account_email
-
The e-mail address for a service account with access to Google Cloud DNS.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given zone should or should not be present.
zone
- / required
The DNS domain name of the zone.
This is NOT the Google Cloud DNS zone ID (e.g., example-com). If you attempt to specify a zone ID, this module will attempt to create a TLD and will fail.

aliases: name

Notes

Note

  • See also gcdns_record.
  • Zones that are newly created must still be set up with a domain registrar before they can be used.

Examples

# Basic zone creation example.
- name: Create a basic zone with the minimum number of parameters.
  gcdns_zone: zone=example.com

# Zone removal example.
- name: Remove a zone.
  gcdns_zone: zone=example.com state=absent

# Zone creation with description
- name: Creating a zone with a description
  gcdns_zone: zone=example.com description="This is an awesome zone"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
description
string
success
The zone's description

Sample:
This is an awesome zone
state
string
success
Whether the zone is present or absent

Sample:
present
zone
string
success
The zone's DNS name

Sample:
example.com.


Status

Authors

  • William Albert (@walbert947)

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